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The Green Pin® Grade 80 Connecting Link 5/8" (GPMJ16) is a pivotal component in rigging assemblies, engineered to EN 1677-1 standards. This alloy steel link, quenched and tempered to Grade 8 specifications, offers a working load limit of 8.2 t, making it suitable for heavy industrial applications across Canada.

Key Specifications:

  • Part Number: GPMJ16
  • For Chain Diameter: 5/8"
  • Dimensions: 21/32" diameter, 4 1/16" outside width, 1 11/32" inside width, 4 1/8" inside length
  • Eye Diameter: 1 3/32"
  • Net Weight: 2.56 lbs (1.16 kg)

Engineering Features:

  • Material: Alloy steel, Grade 8
  • Safety Factor: Minimum breaking load is 4 times the working load limit
  • Temperature Range: -40°C to +200°C
  • Finish: White paint coating

This connecting link is designed for rapid assembly in rigging systems, requiring only a hammer for installation. The spring bush mechanism secures the pin within the link halves, ensuring stability during operation.


  • Industrial Sectors: Mining, construction, offshore operations, and manufacturing facilities in Canada
  • Rigging Configurations: Joining eye and eye swivel hooks with master links to Grade 8 chains
  • Load-bearing Systems: Material handling equipment and heavy lifting operations

Compliance and Standards:

  • EN 1677-1: European standard for components for slings
  • Grade 8 Classification: Meets requirements for high-strength rigging hardware

For procurement inquiries regarding the Green Pin® Grade 80 Connecting Link 5/8" (GPMJ16) for your Canadian operations, select the 'Add to Quote' button to initiate the quotation process.

Size (inches): 5/8”
Weight (lbs): 2.56

Working Load Limit (t): 8.2